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Saint Dave's Diner

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American, Diner, Canadian
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2925 Highway 35, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K9V 4R4, Canada
17053289411
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6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Lindsay, Canada
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

absolutely loved the food ! Dave himself is such a great guy ! friendly atmosphere in the restaurant ! just an amazing place to get amazing food !! 10/10 for me :)

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Thank Mac C
SuperShopper62, Owner at Saint Dave's Diner, responded to this review

Thanks Mac, you have me blushing! LOL Hope to see you again soon. More 

Kawartha Lakes, Canada
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281 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Saint Dave's seems to have recovered and is thriving after moving from the old (burned down) location to the new. Food is as good, service is as good. The wait can be longer here, perhaps because there's more take-out orders? Best breakfast in town.

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Thank Whiskywizard
SuperShopper62, Owner at Saint Dave's Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Our apologies if you have had to wait a little longer. It's taken a few weeks to get back into the grove and get comfortable with the new layout (and learning where everthing is now ). Although the facilty is larger, we have kept the same number of seats as... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All I have to say to my son is ..come on lets go to daves for breakfast..hes in the car..happy to have them back and the food is better than ever..wish you lots of success..

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Thank Rob W
SuperShopper62, Owner at Saint Dave's Diner, responded to this review

Thanks for the good wishes and taking the time to write a review. Look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my go to place every Saturday am. Staff is knowledgeable, funny, entertaining, food is unbelievable. The menu is different....their creations are sooo yummy. Flavourful port for your mouth.

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Thank Shelley K
SuperShopper62, Owner at Saint Dave's Diner, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write such a great review Shelley! Look forward to seeing you again. More 

Kitchener, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time diner from out of town. Small town atmosphere. Lots of locals. The staff was friendly. The walls were filled with historic photos of the town of Lindsay's past. Being a history buff and new to the area, I enjoy that. There was a long weekend buffet special for $12.95. The buffet was good in terms of food and... More 

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Thank Doug A
SuperShopper62, Owner at Saint Dave's Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, glad you stopped in to try us when you visited Lindsay. We do an All-U-Can Eat Brunch Buffet just on long weekends at $12.50 for Adults and $10 for Seniors and Kids (10 & Under), those 2 and under eat free. Since the majority of our weekend customers order breakfast... More 

Lindsay, Ontario
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103 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't think it was possible for St. Dave's to be any better. The new location is bright and spacious and seats as many as the Hwy 36 location. As before, the menu is extensive and the food is great. So glad that they are back in business!

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Thank debit7
SuperShopper62, Owner at Saint Dave's Diner, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We're glad to be back in business too More 

Lindsay, Canada
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Let me begin this by saying I preferred the previous location---it was closer to home! The new location, which opened about two months after the fire has a nice added feature if you are a solo diner---a counter so waiting for a table to open isn't necessary. The food is the previously thoroughly enjoyed fare, with generous servings and reasonable... More 

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Thank Dan D
SuperShopper62, Owner at Saint Dave's Diner, responded to this review

First of all, thank you for taking the time to write a review. Sorry to say I can't do anything about the new place being a little further from you home - funny thing is we have had many customers say they like the new location better for the exact opposite reason - we are now closer to their house.... More 

Bowmanville, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Good service. Good food and lots of it. A little slow but really good.Staff was really friendly and customizing orders was not a problem!

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Thank Tanya L
SuperShopper62, Owner at Saint Dave's Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Our apologies if the food took a little long, although we were always busy, the new location is bringing in a lot more people than we are used to, and we are still getting back "into our groove" after two months being closed - and having to learn where everything... More 

Lindsay, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

See above, location burned down in early May 2016, will be rebuilt Very popular spot for breakfast & lunch. A lot of folks will be hoping it re-opens sooner, rather than later

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Thank D'Arcy M
SuperShopper62, Owner at Saint Dave's Diner, responded to this review

We expect the rebuild to take close to a year. In the interim we will be opening at a temporary location at 2925 Highway 35 South. (if you are familiar with the area that is the former Kawartha Lakes Cafe, or Donut Villa before that, located right next to the Petro Canada Station) Watch for news of the opening date... More 

Fenelon Falls, Canada
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Last week St. Dave's Diner burnt and is no longer with us. The owner and his wife have indicated that they will be staying in the area and hopefully opening another location.

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Thank Randy J
SuperShopper62, Owner at Saint Dave's Diner, responded to this review

You are correct, the night of May 3, 2016 the building that was home to St. Dave's Diner and two other businesses was destroyed by fire. We will be rebuilding, but it is estimated that process will take about a year. In the interim please watch for details about our temporary location which we hope to have open by June... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Diner, Canadian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2925 Highway 35, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K9V 4R4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kawartha Lakes  >  Lindsay
  • Phone Number: 17053289411

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